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40 Microsoft Patches for your Computer this season

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December 15, 2010
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Microsoft today patched 40 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer (IE), Office, SharePoint and Exchange, including nine pegged “critical.”

Five of the 17 security updates — Microsoft calls them “bulletins” — fixed long-standing flaws that could be used by attackers to plant malware on a PC by tricking Windows into thinking a malicious DLL (dynamic link library) was actually a legitimate part of the OS.

via ComputerWorld